This week at Casey

  • Casey station Chef displaying his work for the Midwinters Day dinner

    25 June 2010

    Celebrating a 50th birthday and the biggest event of the Antarctic Calendar – Midwinter's Day This week's News will focus on two big social events held over the past 7 days : the first was Gavan's 50th birthday and the …

  • Automatic Weather Station with blades blown off by strong winds

    18 June 2010

    This week the team focused on preparing for Midwinters (only a few days away), mopping up after 4 days of high winds (the highest wind speed reached was 111 knots or 206km), a few visits to Wilkins Aerodrome (70 km …

  • Casey station Expeditioner walking to work through 90 knot winds

    11 June 2010

    This week we're introducing Ross and Tim (or Tum – he's a Kiwi) … more on the lads later … Casey experiences high wind speeds during the month of June and as statistics are nearly true to form the winds …

  • Casey station Expeditioner digging snow away from workshop door after a blizzard

    4 June 2010

    This week at Casey station 4 June 2010 During the past week the team has focused on general maintenance and servicing of buildings and equipment, and work continues on the West Wing extensions. And for entertainment we celebrated Tom's 40th …

  • Casey station Expeditioner in costume

    28 May 2010

    We'd like to start this week's Casey News off by wishing Tom (Supervising Comms Tech Guru) a happy 40th birthday for this weekend. Tom, you don't look a day over 40. From your Casey friends. Tom being Tom Photo: Steve …

  • Casey station Expeditioner undertaking 6 monthly ANARESAT maintenance

    21 May 2010

    As our teams continue to focus on the West Wing extensions, servicing vehicles, topping up fuel, releasing weather balloons, repairing and improving comms equipment, and reviewing and moving stocks in the Green Store we are also focusing on midwinter preparations. …

  • West Wing Construction

    14 May 2010

    All 14 containers which make up the West Wing extensions are now in position. Saturday night dinner to celebrate. Other work continues.

  • Expeditioners outside the red shed

    7 May 2010

    Red shed extensions, sea ice drilling, improving communications. Plus golf and football!

  • Shane raising the ANZAC flag over Casey

    30 April 2010

    Casey held an ANZAC Day service last Sunday to remember those who served in war and did not return to receive the grateful thanks of the nation.

  • Gary working in the Red Shed

    23 April 2010

    This week two records were broken at Casey: the biggest snow fall in a 24 hour period for any April and the number of expeditioners squeezed into the Nodwell tracked vehicle.

  • Casey expeditioner with building materials

    16 April 2010

    Gary, Tom and Tim visited the HF Receiver hut to complete a few repairs to the antenna in -24 degree temperatures. It was so cold even their eyebrows and eyelashes froze.

  • Casey station Expeditioner drilling a hole to place a cane

    9 April 2010

    This week at Casey station 9 April 2010 Easter at Casey Easter time was a very enjoyable time on station as it gave everyone the opportunity to wind down and relax. 19 of the 23 wintering expeditioners chose to leave …

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